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Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
are not facing any life at all inside a shelter. nbc's kerry sanders has more on the making a difference report. today it is marianna, florida. tomorrow, another rural american town. but always, there are dogs. adorable puppies, rescued from so-called kill shelters. with no home and no one locally willing to adopt, these wonderful canines would be put to death were it not for a team of aviators who collect unwanted animals with those who want a dog. the paws organization finds the animals, loads them up, and then it is off. piloting this load of puppies to lakeland, florida, they have the puppies. >> just like a baby in the car. >> reporter: less than two hours in the air, and the dogs are back on the ground. a last-minute flight that jeff says was the only option. >> you're going to get a home quick. >> all of these dogs would have been put down if we had not taken them out. >> reporter: and so you rescued? >> with today's transport, over 1900. >> reporter: with today's co-pilot, it is a dog, but sometimes, the mission grows. >> i have done the pigs, the falcons, the rabbits, snakes, turtles.
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm EDT
are watching today. nbc's kerry sanders is in syria. but michelle caruso-cabrera has a flash point on what could drive stocks lower. >> the election. romney's strong performance last night leading some to think we could see more oil production right here in the united states because if he wins, he has promised more domestic drilling. flash point number two is iran. we showed you this video first yesterday of protests going on there, driven by inflation. that's led some commodities triggers like dennis gartman to say inflation could lead to yet another change in regime there. if there is a change in regime, that could end sanctions which could lead to more oil production. >>> the election in venezuela coming up this weekend. it is possible -- not probable, but possible that hugo chavez loses. if he does, then we could see more investment in the infrastructure and oil investment facilities down there in venezuela and once again more oil production. three places where we could see more oil production in the coming months. >>> to that point, about chavez and vuenezuela, let's go to nbcs kerry
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
in the lowest race of his newly 14 years in office. kerry sanders has sent us this report from caracas. >> reporter: streets here are filled with those who are celebrating the success of hugh go chavez's unprecedented third victory as president of this country. very strong message say those here that he will continue their dream of continued socialism. a program of using the oil profits to make life better especially for the poor, not only in will country being but throughout latin america. there are those who lost tonight, those who assumed the opposition. who say that they now fear there is no future for this country. they plan to leave for the united states. but for those who are here tonight, those celebrating, they say the future is with them and they anticipate nothing but good. kerry sanders, nbc news, caracas. >> and we'll talk more about venezuela on the show. also another install the of our trade link series. this week a look at the growing demand for data analysis on developing countries. >>> in what kind of mission are people looking for? >> typically for demand, the level
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am EDT
third term, but polls indicate he may be facing his stiffest challenge to date. kerry sanders is in the capital caracas with more. good morning, kerry. >> reporter: well, good morning, chris. as we see our gas prices in the united states rising, the elections here in oil-rich ve venezuela takes on importance. at 6:00 a.m. the polls opened here and in this country twice the size of california there will be a 90% voter turnout today. venezuela is the fourth largest supplier of oil to the united states. and this kun are try has the largest oil reserves in the world. how different are things here because of that? wul into a gas station in venezuela and it takes less than $3 to fill up an empty suv. oil production in venezuela has dropped 30% in the last decade, one reason for our higher gas prices. oil industry experts say president hugo chavez, who has been no friend to the united states, has failed to invest in the oil industry that he nationalized in the early 2000s. challenging chavez is 40-year-old who is energetic and some say the sexy candidate. a sign that folks here feel
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
the people here accept that the results are fair. kerry sanders, nbc news. >>> next we head out to madrid. finance minister insisting spain won't need a bailout, but his fellow country men seem to disagree. >> translator: the truth is i don't know. everything points us to getting a bailout. they're talking about a soft bailout as opposed to a full scale one. bring the country out of the crisis and start generating jobs, then it's a good idea. >> translator: we have a lot of debt and with this amount of debt, we have to find the money somewhere. but i'm not sure whether we'll get a bailout. >> translator: yes, well no doubt need a bailout. >>> spain doesn't need a bailout. there are certain conditions that i understand perfectly, the ecb is totally independent, but they have demanded that in order to intervene in the sovereign market, they want certain conditionality. >> i suppose there's a difference between a full bailout and a condition-like assistance which is maybe what they would argue. but where do you think we are some more comments out this morning saying no request is imminent. >
Oct 14, 2012 9:00am PDT
is barbecue. kerry sanders explains. >> reporter: alex, it's neck and neck in the state. it's too close for either the obama or romney campaigns to claim a likely victory. it's a dispute perhaps reflective of another debate in the state. which tastes better? eastern carolina or lexington style barbecue. in the western part of north carolina there's the barbecue most of the nation is familiar with. here they call it lexington style. pork shoulder, smoked for ten hours over oak and hickory. then smothered in a tomato based sauce. but to the east here in the t tarheel state, the pig is halved and slowly roasted. >> my job to chop, chop, chop the meat. >> and the the barbecue sauce, vinegar, hot pepper, salt and brown sugar. >> it's tangy, you get a lot of taste of the pork, but the vinegar impacts it heavily. >> like the barbecue, when it comes to poll tishs -- >> i love north carolina. i do. this is a state of two minds. >> we're going to win north carolina. >> four years ago in the eastern part of the state where vinegar barbecue rules, obama won. prior to that this was bush territory. >
Oct 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT
carolina, the food to watch and if you are lucky taste is barbecue. nbc's kerry sanders explains it all. >> reporter: craig, it's neck and neck in this race. neither can claim a likely victory. it's effective of another debate in this state. which tastes better, the eastern carolina or the lexington-style barbecue. in the western part of north carolina there's a barbecue that moefrts of the nation is concerned with. pork shoulder smoked for ten hours over oak and history and smothered in a tomato-based sauce. >> this is our barbecue sauce. but to the east here in the tar heel state, the pig is simply halved and slowly roasted. >> and my job is chop, chop, the meet. >> and the vinegar barbecue, salt, sugar. >> it's tangy. >> like the barbecue when it comes to politics -- >> i love north carolina. i do. >> reporter: this is a state of two minds. >> i think imee going to go out on a limb and predict that we're going to win north carolina. >> reporter: four years ago in the eastern part of the state where vinegar barbecue rules, obama won. prior too that it was bush territory. >> we clearly
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
. we'll talk to adam greenberg exclusively but first nbc kerry sanders is at marlins park in miami. hey, kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what a story. 31-year-old adam greenberg here at home plate in marlins park. it took more than seven years, but he's now in the history books, finally getting his one at-bat. greenberg is on deck and ready for his one at-bat. a standing ovation as adam greenberg, the man who wouldn't take no for an answer works captured the imagination of fans and non-fans alike, finally stepped up to the plate. but first let's rewind the story to 2005 to explain how it took so long for a player drafted to the majors to finally get a chance to swing at a ball >> at am greenberg will be the batter. >> reporter: in that major league debut adam went to bat for the chicago cubs. on the first pitch from the marlins pitcher in a split second the career that was to begin ended. >> oh, my goodness. >> let's hope he's okay. >> reporter: it would turn out adam was not okay. a 92-mile-per-hour fastball left him with a severe head injury. >> any time i leaned my he
Oct 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
of it is positive. kerry sanders has the story. >> reporter: to be sure, few people can boast they've ever gone swimming with a tiger, but in an effort to bring people closer to animals, a small private zoo in florida -- >> tigers actually can't float. they have to keep swimming. >> reporter: is making these one-of-a-kind interactions possible. 8-year-old rachel bennett says she will never forget her time with tony the tiger. >> it was really exciting for me and my brother. and it was very fun. >> reporter: it costs $200. for jacqueline, an unforgettable birthday present. >> it was unbelievable what i was doing, that there is actually a tighter in the pool swimming right there next to me, that's never going to happen again in my life. >> reporter: as much fun as it may be, there are some zoo experts who argue this is not good. >> you're perpetuating this belief that people and tigers get along. that tigers can make a good pet. when you see somebody swimming with a tiger in a pool, this is -- you can't help but think oh, this is so cute, i want to have one of those things. wrong message. >> repo
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
kerry sanders is in the venezuelan capital. good sunday to you. >> reporter: well, craig, the election is still ongoing. the polls are open. in fact, they're likely to stay open late because there is expected and certainly indications of a 90% voter turnout. you mentioned a few minutes ago about the price of a gallon of gas in california. that's why this election here is so important to the united states. hugo chavez, as you mentioned, the socialist president here, has been taking the oil profits. he says he's been using those oil profits to funnel it back to people in this country who are the poor, giving them free housing, subsidized food. the opposition here says that much of the oil profits has wound up in a corrupt siphon and that money has been diverted and that he would like to not only lead this country in a new direction away from socialism, but that he would like to see that some of that money be reinvested back into the oil company here. it was nationalized by hugo chavez, but in the last ten years, even though this country has the largest oil reserves in the world, they hav
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
-elected in venezuela. kerry sanders is live with more from caracas, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. the official result showed pentagon hugo chavez won that unprecedented third term with 54% of the vote. the newspaper headline here says it all, "six more years." for chavis's supporters, his re-election is an emotional moment in history. fireworks filled the skies. as the street party continued well into the early morning hours. a chavez victory shows supporters his brand of socialism is here to stay. >> we want to live in socialism. >> reporter: hugo chavez, 58 years old, a star among the poor in south america was himself surrounded by a hollywood star sunday, actor danny glover, a chavez supporter. for almost 14 years chavez socialist revolution has captured the imagination of the poor here, in large part because he's taken this nation's oil wealth and used its profits to give away free homes and subsidize grocery bills. >> hugo chavez. >> reporter: but opposite candidate enheek capriles says the oil wealth has been siphoned by the government. many of his supporters say they will
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
is doing some backtracking on that idea. nbc's kerry sanders is in ft. lauderdale to explain. kerry, what's up? >> reporter: well, good morning, matt. on paper this must have sounded like one of those can't miss publicity gimmicks. at the debate the candidates will be asked questions directly from members of the audience, so pizza hut now it would be cute if somebody in the audience asked the candidate sausage or pepperoni. >> hello. that's right. >> reporter: the online commercial was taken down from youtube by pizza hut. >> the next debate is town hall style which means real people ask real questions. >> reporter: idea was plant the question in the audience at the debate. >> if someone asks a question about the pizza during the next debate on october 16th, pizza hut will supply them with free pizza for life. >> reporter: but the pizza giant with more than 6,000 restaurants in the united states did not anticipate the backlash. >> not really a question you should be asking people that are going to be the leader of the free world. >> it's an advertising ploy, and i don't think that that ha
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
, just enough time to stage a new election. natalie. >> kerry sanders in venezuela, thank you. >>> 27 new cases of fungal meningitis emerge as the outbreak linked to steroid injections spread to nine states. 91 people are infected as the drug company widens the recall. the steroid frequently used to treat back pain and authorities say thousands of patients may have been injected with drugs made at the effected facility. >>> a plea deal today for the former cincinnati bengals cheerleader facing sex abuse charges. the agreement allows sarah jones to avoid a trial slated to begin wednesday. the 27-year-old jones is expected to serve probation but no jail time for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student while she was a teacher at a local high school. >>> the international space station getting a special delivery from the u.s. an unmanned, privately owned rocket and cargo capsule launched sunday bringing food, clothing and other scientific supplies to the space station, perhaps the most anticipated item in the dragon capsule, a freezer containing chocolate vanilla swirl ice cre
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